from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not withered or faded.

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  • adjective Not withered; fresh and whole.


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un- +‎ withered


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  • Instead of air-drying, the unwithered leaves are merely steamed.

    Will green tea really save my life? 2008

  • Next day I went again, scarcely hoping to find it still unwithered; it was fresh as if only just opened; and after that I went often, sometimes at intervals of several days, and still no faintest sign of any change, the clear, exquisite lines still undimmed, the purity and lustre as I had first seen it.

    Green Mansions 2004

  • For as long as the rosemary was unwithered, she would be free of the spell.

    Phoenix And Ashes Lackey, Mercedes 2004

  • She was like a fine flower, already past its bloom and without fragrance, though the petals were still unwithered.

    Anna Karenina 2003

  • -- Do you suppose that I will rest -- while any of their branch is unwithered? do you suppose that I will turn aside till they are trodden under foot?

    Romantic Anger and Byron 1998

  • Occasionally I found a broken branch so fresh that it still carried unwithered leaves, as if unaware that its very world had passed away.

    The Urth of the New Sun Wolfe, Gene 1987

  • But the unfaded leaves and the unwithered flowers were all right.

    Dread Companion Norton, Andre 1970

  • The time was ripe for a great change; scholasticism, long decaying, had begun to fall; the authority not only of school doctrines but of the church had been discarded; while here and there a few devoted experimenters were turning with fresh zeal to the unwithered face of nature.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 "Austria, Lower" to "Bacon" Various

  • She would take it back into the keeping of her heart, and if a day should ever come when he would be free to return, and demand it of her, he would find it there, unwithered, with all the unbreathed perfume hoarded in its folded leaves.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 57, July, 1862 Various

  • At first upright, the gorgeous bells droop downward, and fall unwithered to the ground, and are thence called by the Creoles "Cupid's Tears."

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 62, December, 1862 Various


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